Dr. Smitha Nair, Head- Centre for Postgraduate Studies at MEC, conducted a workshop on “Bioinformatics in Biotechnology” at Waljat College of Applied Sciences (WCAS) on Wednesday, the 25th October 2017. The event goes in line with MEC's vision and mission where community outreach activities play an important role. Accordingly every staff member is encouraged and supported to engage in such activities that directly engage the immediate community.
37 participants from Biotechnology and Chemical Engineering departments which included students and faculty members attended the workshop. The workshop aimed at providing an overview of computational tools/techniques applied in Biotechnology, providing hands-on training on bioinformatics tools and exploring the possibility of research collaboration across institutions.
MEC has a very strong pool of faculty members from all across the globe. In addition, the college is always ahead in adopting the latest teaching and learning techniques. In addition to this, MEC is very keen on sharing the good practices with other educational institutions to enhance students experience in the higher education sector in the Sultanate and abroad.